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Archives for January 2012
Need Advice about SCC
I have had a lump on my top of my left hand and one on my r. index finger for 2 months. I thought that they were warts and used wart remover on them for a couple of weeks but the next day they would be right back. I went to a dermatoligist and he cut some off and they were SCC. When the nurse called to tell me I was very…
Anxiety about interferon treatments, any advise?
Hello, Had surgeries in the fall 2011 to remove tumors in both left and right axilla. Only one or two extra nodes infected. Oncologist recommends the one year of interferon alpha b. I have been voraciously reading horror stories on the web and not sure if I am up to this. In addition to anxiety about feeling ill for a…
Alternative treatments at the same time as IL2
Hello, My brother,37, was just diagnosed with metastasized Melanoma in his left lung. He starts his Il2 treatment on February 6th. I have been doing non-stop research on this since I found out on Sunday. I have come across some very interesting treatment to do at the same time as the Il2. PectaSol-C to slow down the cancer…
Hi my name is Joyce,I am starting Yervoy today. I would like to hear from others who have been put on Yervoy, and how they experienced side effects. I have "occult metastatic melanoma" stage 4, with a primary tumor in my esophagus. I have had a course of chemo with Taxotere and Carboplatin,which stopped being effective,…
Dad is through with his Melanoma battle
Just wanted to say that Dad has passed after nearly a year struggle with very advanced Melanoma. I posted on the Grief board.
Melanoma Stage 4
People we have known or know. Stage of their or your cancer. Questions?
Melanoma, remission milestone
I just want to share some good news on this discussion board. My wife had melanoma in the form of a mole on her forehead April 1991. The mole was excised and lymphs nodes in area removed. She was pronounced cancer free and continued annual checkups through 2009. She was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma, 3 tumors on her…